This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The seed of revolution is repression.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
We tend to get what we expect.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.