Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Example is leadership.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.