The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
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.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
We tend to get what we expect.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.