Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
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.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
I fight on. I fight to win.