Don't talk about what you have done or what you are going to do.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe.
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.
I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.