The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Action expresses priorities.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.