When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.