The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.