A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Don't fight forces, use them.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We tend to get what we expect.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees