A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Example is leadership.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.