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.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
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.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.