Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.