It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes