Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.