An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Example is leadership.
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.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.