We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.