I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable