Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.