The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.