We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable