Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
We tend to get what we expect.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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 general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
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.