You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.