Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Don't fight forces, use them.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.