When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.