Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.