Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
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.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.