Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.