An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.