Law and Politics
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In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.
America is a fortunate country. She grows by the follies of our European nations.
The masses have little time to think. And how incredible is the willingness of modern man to believe.
Hell hath no fury like a crooked politician denied his cut.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages.
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
Any man under 30 who is not a liberal has no heart, and any man over 30 who is not a conservative has no brains.
This contract is so one-sided that I am astonished to find it written on both sides of the paper.
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.
Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better.