When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.