How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
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.
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.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.