Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
We tend to get what we expect.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.