Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A leader leads by example, not by force
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
The lady's not for turning.
Information is the currency of democracy.