Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most times he will pick himself up and carry on.
Never abandon life. There is a way out of everything except death.
Today we may say aloud before an awe-struck world: 'We are still masters of our fate. We are still captain of our souls.'
If you have 10,000 regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.
A nation that forgets its past is doomed to repeat it.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it has been said it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Schools have not necessarily much to do with education... they are mainly institutions of control, where basic habits must be inculcated in the young. Education is quite different and has little place in school.
The inherent vice of capitalism is the uneven division of blessings, while the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal division of misery.
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
You don't make the poor richer by making the rich poorer.
History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance and the gospel of envy.
From the days of Spartacus, Weishophf, Karl Marx, Trotski, Belacoon, Rosa Luxenburg, and Ema Goldman, this world conspiracy has been steadily growing. This conspiracy played a definite recognizable role in the tragedy of the French revolution. It has been the mainspring of every subversive movement during the 19th Century. And now at last this band of extraordinary personalities from the underworld of the great cities of Europe and America have gripped the Russian people by the hair of their head and have become the undisputed masters of that enormous empire.
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those others that have been tried.
Give me the facts, and I will twist them the way I want, to suit my argument.
I am ready to meet my maker, but whether my maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter.
I do not understand this squeamishness about the use of gas. I am strongly in favor of using poisoned gas against uncivilized tribes. The moral effect should be good … and it would spread a lively terror.
I like a man who grins when he fights.