No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Quitting is leading too.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.