Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
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.