Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are