We tend to get what we expect.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Quitting is leading too.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.