How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Quitting is leading too.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.