Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.