One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Example is leadership.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Action expresses priorities.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.