Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
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.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
A leader leads by example, not by force
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.