Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.