When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.