The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The seed of revolution is repression.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.