Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.