The seed of revolution is repression.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
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 ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Example is leadership.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
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.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave 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.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.