An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The lady's not for turning.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
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.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.