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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
We tend to get what we expect.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The lady's not for turning.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are