Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.