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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.