Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.