Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
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.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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 a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.