If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.