Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.