Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers
Sometimes it is said that man cannot be trusted with the government of himself. Can he, then, be trusted with the government of others?