God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Let my enemies devour each other.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.