He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
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.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
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.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.