Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.