Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
A leader leads by example, not by force
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Example is leadership.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.