Law and Politics
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The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
I'm very critical of the U.S., but get me outside the country and all of a sudden I can't bring myself to say one nasty thing about the U.S.
Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man's nose begins.
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.
Politics is like a race horse. A good jockey must know how to fall with the least possible damage.
Corruption is no stranger to Washington; it is a famous resident.
A learned County Court judge in a book of memoirs recently said that the overwhelming amount of his time on the bench was taken up "with people who are persuaded by persons whom they do not know to enter into contracts that they do not understand to purchase goods that they do not want with money that they have not got."
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
It is people who live by the rules that are always hoping to get them changed.
How can you expect to govern a country that has two hundred and forty-six kinds of cheese?
The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.
He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.
Men are made by nature unequal. It is vain, therefore, to treat them as if they were equal.