The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
I cannot live without books.
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.