In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.