An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.