Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Example is leadership.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.