Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
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.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Example is leadership.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Action expresses priorities.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.