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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
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.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I fight on. I fight to win.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Let my enemies devour each other.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.