A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
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.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.