In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Quitting is leading too.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.