I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.