Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are