A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
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.