Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
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.
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.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Action expresses priorities.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.