Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.