An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
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.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Example is leadership.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.