They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.