I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Action expresses priorities.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.