We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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 want to make enemies, try to change something.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.