The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.