We tend to get what we expect.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.