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.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
A leader leads by example, not by force
To lead the people, walk behind them.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.