This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.