Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.