A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.