Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.