If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
We tend to get what we expect.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Quitting is leading too.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property