If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The lady's not for turning.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.