In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
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.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.