Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
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.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
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.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.