Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.