Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Let my enemies devour each other.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.