An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
We tend to get what we expect.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
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.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.