To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.