Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
A leader leads by example, not by force
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees