Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Quitting is leading too.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
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.