The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.