Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.