When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Action expresses priorities.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.