Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.