What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
I fight on. I fight to win.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.