Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.