Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
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.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.