There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.