The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
A leader leads by example, not by force
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.