There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.