It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.