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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
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.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
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.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.