Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker