I fight on. I fight to win.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
To lead the people, walk behind them.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.