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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.