An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
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 lady's not for turning.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few