Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Information is the currency of democracy.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.