Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.