Democracy is the road to socialism.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Example is leadership.
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.
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.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
A leader leads by example, not by force
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.