Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.