In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed