In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.