If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Action expresses priorities.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.