Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
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.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.