Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Quitting is leading too.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.