April 5

political quotes

  • A people free to choose will always choose peace. ... Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
     - Ronald Reagan
  • A lot of times people ask me, 'Where are you getting this support?' ... And I said well, it just might be that freedom is popular!
     - Ron Paul, Campaign for Liberty speech
  • What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?
     - Thomas Jefferson
  • In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
     - President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961
  • Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
     - Henry David Thoreau, 1847
  • Governments never learn. Only people learn.
     - Milton Friedman
  • What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.
     - Dr. Adrian Rogers
  • Better to die upon your feet than to live upon your knees!
     - Emiliano Zapata
  • Time makes more converts than reason.
     - Thomas Paine, Common Sense
  • God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.
     - Daniel Webster, 1834

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