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 best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.