Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Example is leadership.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.