We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.