Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.