Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
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.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.