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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Information is the currency of democracy.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.