It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
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.