Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.