What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
We tend to get what we expect.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
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.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.