Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.