Example is leadership.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable