I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
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.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.