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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
We tend to get what we expect.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.