A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.