Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Example is leadership.
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.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.