The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Don't fight forces, use them.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The seed of revolution is repression.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.