If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.