If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.