Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
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.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.