It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary) is a power over his will.
To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.
In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
Errors of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it.