Democracy is the road to socialism.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.