In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
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, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
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.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
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.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.