When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The seed of revolution is repression.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
We tend to get what we expect.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.