It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
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 smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
I fight on. I fight to win.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.