The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
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.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.