Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.