Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.