(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
The seed of revolution is repression.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.