A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
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.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.