I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
To lead the people, walk behind them.