A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.