Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.