Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
We tend to get what we expect.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.