Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.