The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
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.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.