Fascism is capitalism in decay.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.