Politics have no relation to morals.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Information is the currency of democracy.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.