Information is the currency of democracy.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.