The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Action expresses priorities.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are