We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
A leader leads by example, not by force
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.