As government expands, liberty contracts.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
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.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.