Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
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.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
We tend to get what we expect.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.