The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.