Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A leader leads by example, not by force
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.