Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Let my enemies devour each other.