Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Let my enemies devour each other.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.