If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
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.
Information is the currency of democracy.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.