Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
Quitting is leading too.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!