Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
I fight on. I fight to win.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
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.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.