The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
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.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.