A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.