Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
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.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
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.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.