The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The lady's not for turning.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.