Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The lady's not for turning.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.