That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
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.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.