Democracy is the road to socialism.
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.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The lady's not for turning.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
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.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.