Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The lady's not for turning.
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.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.