We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Politics have no relation to morals.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.