Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
We tend to get what we expect.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.