Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Don't fight forces, use them.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.