Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Quitting is leading too.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.