If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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.