Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Action expresses priorities.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.