Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We tend to get what we expect.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.