Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Let my enemies devour each other.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.