It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
To lead the people, walk behind them.