It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.