Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.