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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Politics have no relation to morals.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable