Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.