Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
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.
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.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.