Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.