It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Example is leadership.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.