A leader leads by example, not by force
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
I fight on. I fight to win.
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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.