Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Action expresses priorities.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.