This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.