Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.