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.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.