In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.