I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Quitting is leading too.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
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.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.