I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Action expresses priorities.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.