In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.