If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.