Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Quitting is leading too.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.