Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Example is leadership.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
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.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.