If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.