If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
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.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.