Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.