Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The seed of revolution is repression.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.