We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Quitting is leading too.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.