Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
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.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
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.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.