Politics have no relation to morals.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.