Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
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.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Quitting is leading too.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Example is leadership.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.