If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Let my enemies devour each other.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Example is leadership.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.