Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
A leader leads by example, not by force
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Don't fight forces, use them.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
I fight on. I fight to win.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.