Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Quitting is leading too.
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.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.