(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
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.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it