You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
I fight on. I fight to win.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
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.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.