The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The seed of revolution is repression.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.