Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.