The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
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.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.