The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.