It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
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.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Action expresses priorities.