Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Politics have no relation to morals.
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.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.