Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.