Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Let my enemies devour each other.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.