Democracy is the road to socialism.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
Information is the currency of democracy.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.