If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
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.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.