A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Let my enemies devour each other.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
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.
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.