Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
We tend to get what we expect.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
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.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
The lady's not for turning.