Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Example is leadership.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.