Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Quitting is leading too.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.