We tend to get what we expect.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.