He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.