Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
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.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes