Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
I fight on. I fight to win.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Example is leadership.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Let my enemies devour each other.