Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.