Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The seed of revolution is repression.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.