If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
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.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.