Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.