Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
We tend to get what we expect.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.