To lead the people, walk behind them.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.