I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
We tend to get what we expect.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!