Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Example is leadership.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.