Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Let my enemies devour each other.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.