Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
We tend to get what we expect.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.