If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
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.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.