A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Quitting is leading too.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.