Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.