Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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 spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.