A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
(...) 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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The seed of revolution is repression.
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.