Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.