That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.