I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
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.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
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.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.