A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
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.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.