The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Action expresses priorities.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.