Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.