He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We tend to get what we expect.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.