The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.