I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Example is leadership.