Where there is Hunger, Law is not regarded; and where Law is not regarded, there will be Hunger.
When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.
It would be a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their income.
Even peace may be purchased at too high a price.
We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
Our Constitution is in actual operation; everything appears to promise that it will last; but in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.