Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Quitting is leading too.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.