If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.