Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Information is the currency of democracy.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
We tend to get what we expect.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.