A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Don't fight forces, use them.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.