A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.