God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.