When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
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.
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.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.