I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
We tend to get what we expect.