The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We tend to get what we expect.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
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.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.