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.
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.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A leader leads by example, not by force
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The lady's not for turning.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.