We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
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.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
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.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Example is leadership.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.