Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Action expresses priorities.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.