In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Quitting is leading too.
I fight on. I fight to win.
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.
Example is leadership.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.