He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.