Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.