Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.