Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.