Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
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.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.