What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Action expresses priorities.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.