Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.