Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.