God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.