Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.