When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Example is leadership.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.