They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Don't fight forces, use them.
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.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.