It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
A leader leads by example, not by force
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.