A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The lady's not for turning.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.