Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
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.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Quitting is leading too.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.