It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.