The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
As government expands, liberty contracts.