Capitalism is not an economic system, but a world-outlook, or rather, a part of a whole world-outlook.
If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity. Is there any need to choose between them?
The 19th century was the age of Individualism; the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism.
A political theory seeks to find from history the limits of the politically possible.
Alliance does not mean love, any more than war means hate.
Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.
The State becomes society or humanity on the ethical side, a production and trade system on the economic side.
Politics is activity in relation to power.
Every non-political human grouping of whatever kind, legal, social, religious, economic or other becomes at last political if it creates an opposition deep enough to range men against one another as enemies.
The important part of Marxism was its demand for active, constant, practical, class-war.
To the fantastic mental illness of Rationalism, hard facts are regrettable things, and to talk about them is to create them.
A moment's reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force.
The early American arrived at a land of which he knew nothing.
Liberalism is a most important by-product of Rationalism, and its origins and ideology must be clearly shown.
Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is subject to and completely explicable by Reason, consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable.
The purest expression of the doctrine of Liberalism was probably that of Benjamin Constant.
Liberalism can only be defined negatively. It is a mere critique, not a living idea.
The independence of the economic sphere was a tenet of faith with Liberalism.
To an intellectual who is adrift in politics, a theory is an aim; to a true politician his theory is a boundary.
The way politics divides the world is into friend and enemy.
Hatred is not contained in political thinking. Any hatred worked up against the public enemy is non-political, and always shows some weakness in the internal political situation.
No section of the American populace has been more completely deceived by the forces interested in keeping the truth from the people than America's youth.
Leftist ideas are a part of the very atmosphere which American youth breathes.
Man as a pure animal does not exist.