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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
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.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.