The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Information is the currency of democracy.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.