How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.