Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.