A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
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.
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.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
We tend to get what we expect.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.