Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics have no relation to morals.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it