We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.