Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.