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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.