Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
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.