Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
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.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.