Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
Action expresses priorities.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.