An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
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 have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Let my enemies devour each other.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.