Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.