Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Don't fight forces, use them.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
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.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.