More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.