Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
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.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The seed of revolution is repression.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.