We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The seed of revolution is repression.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.