A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.