Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Information is the currency of democracy.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We tend to get what we expect.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.