Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.