Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
To lead the people, walk behind them.