So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
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.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The lady's not for turning.