Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
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.
I fight on. I fight to win.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
A leader leads by example, not by force
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.