Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.