Fear is the foundation of most governments.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.