Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
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.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.