Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
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.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.