No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
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.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.