Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.