A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The lady's not for turning.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.