Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
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.
Information is the currency of democracy.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.