A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.