You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
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.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.