A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Action expresses priorities.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.