Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
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.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.