The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
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.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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.
Example is leadership.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The seed of revolution is repression.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
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.