Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.