No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.