Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
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.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Action expresses priorities.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes