It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
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.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Information is the currency of democracy.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Action expresses priorities.
The lady's not for turning.