More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.