How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Information is the currency of democracy.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.