Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
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.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.