If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
I fight on. I fight to win.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Don't fight forces, use them.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.