Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.