In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
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.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.