Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Action expresses priorities.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.