Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
We tend to get what we expect.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
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.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.