Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A leader leads by example, not by force
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
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.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.