In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Let my enemies devour each other.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of 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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.