Democracy is the road to socialism.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind