In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
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.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.