Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance,
they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable.
I believe there are more instances of the abridgment
of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power
than by violent and sudden usurpations.
America will never be destroyed from the outside.
If we falter and lose our freedoms,
it will be because we destroyed ourselves.