I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Example is leadership.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.