The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Quitting is leading too.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We tend to get what we expect.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.