Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.