If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.