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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
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.
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.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
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.