When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The lady's not for turning.
The seed of revolution is repression.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.