The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
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.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.