You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
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.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Quitting is leading too.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.