If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
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.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
We tend to get what we expect.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.