We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The seed of revolution is repression.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.