Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest