They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property