It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.