Democracy is the road to socialism.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Action expresses priorities.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The lady's not for turning.
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.