Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Information is the currency of democracy.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Example is leadership.
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.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.