Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Quitting is leading too.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.