Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees