Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
We tend to get what we expect.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.