An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The lady's not for turning.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.