If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.
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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.