A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.