The seed of revolution is repression.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.