A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I fight on. I fight to win.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.