It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Quitting is leading too.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.