No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
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.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
As government expands, liberty contracts.