It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Politics have no relation to morals.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Example is leadership.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The seed of revolution is repression.