Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Action expresses priorities.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Quitting is leading too.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.