It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.