Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Let my enemies devour each other.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.