Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
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.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.