It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Action expresses priorities.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
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.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.