The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down