I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.