Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
We tend to get what we expect.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.