It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Example is leadership.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
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.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.