Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Action expresses priorities.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.