Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
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.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Let my enemies devour each other.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.