We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
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.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Quitting is leading too.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.