Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Politics have no relation to morals.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.