I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest