When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The seed of revolution is repression.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.