Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Information is the currency of democracy.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.