Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.