Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Quitting is leading too.