When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.