Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Action expresses priorities.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.