So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.