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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.