Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
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.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.