Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Information is the currency of democracy.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Quitting is leading too.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.