We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
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.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.