Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
We tend to get what we expect.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.