Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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 predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.