In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.