Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.