I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The lady's not for turning.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.