The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.