Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
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.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.