Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.