If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
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.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.