In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.