Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.