Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
We tend to get what we expect.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.