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.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.