You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
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.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.