Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Politics have no relation to morals.