Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Quitting is leading too.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
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.