No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.