Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Politics have no relation to morals.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.