It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.