Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.