A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Action expresses priorities.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.