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.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.