Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.