We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The lady's not for turning.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.