Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
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.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Information is the currency of democracy.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Politics have no relation to morals.