Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.