Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Quitting is leading too.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.