Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
We tend to get what we expect.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.