The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.