Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Example is leadership.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Information is the currency of democracy.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.