He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Action expresses priorities.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.