He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.