I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.