A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The lady's not for turning.