Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.