Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.