A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Don't fight forces, use them.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.