We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
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.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.