You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.