I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
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.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.