A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics have no relation to morals.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.