The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.