The lady's not for turning.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.