Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.