Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Quitting is leading too.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
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.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
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.