The seed of revolution is repression.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.