A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.