"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul."
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
"Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history."
"Lack of money is the root of all evil." (vs the usual "money is the root etc"
"Martyrdom is the only way a person can become famous without ability."
This one could be on the Bible thread I guess ..
"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one."
"Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few."
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
"Democracy is a device that ensures we shall be governed no better than we deserve."
"Americans adore me and will go on adoring me until I say something nice about them."
"Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it."