Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Let my enemies devour each other.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.