It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
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.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.