I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Quitting is leading too.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
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.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
The lady's not for turning.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.