The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.