We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.