No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers 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, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.