Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Action expresses priorities.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.