Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
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.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front