The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A leader leads by example, not by force
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
We tend to get what we expect.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.