Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.