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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Example is leadership.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.