Politics have no relation to morals.
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 country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.