A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
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.
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.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Information is the currency of democracy.