A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.