You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The seed of revolution is repression.