I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Action expresses priorities.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.