Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Example is leadership.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
We tend to get what we expect.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.