Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A leader leads by example, not by force
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.