Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
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.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
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.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.