We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.