The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern. Every class is unfit to govern.
Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
Control freaks who sneer at people who have 'faith' in the free market (voluntary trading) must be fantasizing an allegedly 'higher' political end than freedom.
Defintion of politics: "Poli" in latin meaning "many" and "tics" meaning "blood-sucking parasites".
To succeed in politics, it is often necessary to rise above your principles.
In politics we are most ruthless when we are trying to be altruistic.
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.
Liberty is not a means to a political end. It is itself the highest political end.