I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
We tend to get what we expect.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.