Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.