The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.