It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Example is leadership.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.