Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.