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"This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy."
"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul."
"Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve."
"There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it."
"Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it."
"We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future."
"All great truths begin as blasphemies."
"The man who listens to Reason is lost; reason enslaves all whose minds are not strong enough to master her."
"It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid."
"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he will always declare that it is his duty."