The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
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.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.