Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
(...) 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.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The seed of revolution is repression.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.