It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The lady's not for turning.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.