A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.