It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Action expresses priorities.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I fight on. I fight to win.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.