They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.