Politics have no relation to morals.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
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.
Don't fight forces, use them.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few