I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
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.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.