The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
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.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.