I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
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.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.