I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.