Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.