Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.