Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Action expresses priorities.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
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.