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.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
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.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.