In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.