Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The lady's not for turning.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable