Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.