A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The lady's not for turning.
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.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.