If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
I fight on. I fight to win.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.