Politics have no relation to morals.
Action expresses priorities.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Quitting is leading too.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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.
The lady's not for turning.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.