It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Information is the currency of democracy.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
I fight on. I fight to win.