Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
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 you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.