Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.