The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.