You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.