Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
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.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
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.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.