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.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
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.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Don't fight forces, use them.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.