Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it