An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Quitting is leading too.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.