Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.