Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Action expresses priorities.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.