They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.