We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Example is leadership.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
We tend to get what we expect.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.