"Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong."
"Every organization appears to be headed by secret agents of its opponents."
"Expecting the world to treat you fairly because you are a good person is like expecting a bull not to attack you because you are a vegetarian."
"The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience."
"When trouble arises and things look bad, there is always one individual who perceives a solution and is willing to take command. Very often, that individual is crazy."