Law and Politics
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The masses have little time to think. And how incredible is the willingness of modern man to believe.
America is a fortunate country. She grows by the follies of our European nations.
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Frequent punishments are always a sign of weakness or laziness on the part of a government.
Hell hath no fury like a crooked politician denied his cut.
Politics is like a race horse. A good jockey must know how to fall with the least possible damage.
Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see Paradise as Hell; and also the other way around, to consider the most wretched sort of life as Paradise.
Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man's nose begins.