Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
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.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Let my enemies devour each other.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.