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.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
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.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.