Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.